Brittany Rebecca Helton

White House Message for Survivors of Suicide Day

by on Dec.03, 2010, under Publications

White House Issues Presidential Message in Support of National Survivors of Suicide Day and Suicide Prevention Efforts Nationwide

AFSP is deeply gratified to have received from the White House a special message supporting National Survivors of Suicide Day, acknowledging the pain and tragedy of suicide loss, and recognizing the efforts of those who are working to prevent suicide throughout the nation.  
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President’s message

Citing the critical importance of identifying and helping those at risk, the President pledged his Administration’s support for mental health screening and treatment for service members and veterans, and efforts to reach vulnerable youth, including those who may have been the victims of bullying.

AFSP remains committed to making suicide prevention a national priority, and is grateful to the Administration for its recognition of this important public health issue.